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Definition of "musical-comedy" []

  • A play or film, usually having a light romantic story, that consists of dialogue interspersed with singing and dancing (noun)
  • Such plays and films collectively (noun)

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Use "musical-comedy" in a sentence
  • "All of which brings us to Mr. Hearn, a Broadway veteran better known for his musical-comedy performances he replaced Len Cariou in "Sweeney Todd" and created the role of Albin in "La Cage aux Folles" than for his straight acting."
  • "Whenever I see a musical-comedy audience consisting mainly of senior citizens and small chidren, as was the case in Philadelphia last Sunday, I can't help but remember the galvanizing originality of productions like the "Our Town"-flavored "Carousel" that Charles Newell staged at Chicago's Court Theatre in 2007, or Bill Rauch's high-concept "Music Man" at the 2009 Oregon Shakespeare Festival."
  • "Not Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, a Filipino-American musical-comedy singer who neither looks nor sounds like Brynner he has a higher-pitched voice and is shorter than Rachel York, his leading lady."
  • "All of which brings us to Mr. Hearn, a Broadway veteran better known for his musical-comedy performances he replaced Len Cariou in "Sweeney Todd" and created the role of Albin in "La Cage aux Folles" than for his straight acting."
  • "Keep in mind that six of the 13 Globe categories are split into drama and musical-comedy - which allows for twice as many chances to be "right.""